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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
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      The Buffalo City/ East London Region has a rich mountain biking culture with many riding opportunities.

      Funtrax Mountain Biking Club, based in East London, organizes regular mountain biking events including group rides, trail work days and social events. To get in touch with the Funtrax MTB Club, follow the link to their Facebook Group or click on their Trail Association Logo below.

      The Club promotes mountain biking in the Region and works with the authorities and land owners to increase access for mountain biking and to maintain trails across the region,.

      In addition to trails on private properties , there are several Bike Parks in the Region, all of which are listed in Trailforks.

      There area also a number of businesses that regularly support our sport in the Region. Mountain bikers are encouraged to seek them out and to return the favour (links on this page).
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      Region Supporters & Maintainers
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      142
      Trails Mountain Bike
      123
      Trails E-Bike
      98
      Trails Hike
      132
      Trails Trail Running
      132
      Trails Horse
      3
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      149 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      57 miles
      Total Descent
      14,338 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,575 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,587 ft
      Reports
      197
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      836

      Popular Buffalo City Metropolitan District Trails

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      Tar to A/B Line
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Full Retard
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Quinera Drive
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      To Finish
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Cattle Drop
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Potters Pass
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Nauklooft
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Sesriem to 900
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Collarbone Ally
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Give it Clappers
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Catch that Chicken
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Pistol Climb
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      3Silos: Wild Fig
      3Silos MTB Adventure Park
      Pistol Shortcut
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      Foz's Meander
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm

      Mountain Bike Routes

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      3Silos: Red Route (20km)
      3Silos MTB Adventure Park
      12 miles
      3Silos: Blue Route (18km)
      3Silos MTB Adventure Park
      11 miles
      3Silos: Yellow Route (10.7km)
      3Silos MTB Adventure Park
      7 miles
      3Silos: Green Route (7.4km)
      3Silos MTB Adventure Park
      5 miles
      Jardin Chicken Farm Blue Route
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      6 miles
      Jardin Chicken Farm Red Route
      Cafe du Jardin / Chicken Farm
      10 miles
      SLR 31 July 2021
      Gonubie
      37 miles
      Hillview 16km
      Hillview MTB and Trail Running Park
      10 miles
      Thobashana link up trail
      East London
      11 miles
      Gonubie/Quinera/Thobashana
      East London
      17 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 21 rides

      Photos of Buffalo City Metropolitan District Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Nov 24, 2021
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      Nov 24, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Nov 24, 2021
      2 |
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 5:43am
      Oct 20, 2021
      2 |
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 5:41am
      Oct 20, 2021
      4 |
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 5:40am
      Oct 20, 2021
      27 |
      Jun 5, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      Jun 5, 2020
      16 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 6:49pm
      May 23, 2020
      24 |
      May 23, 2020 @ 11:37am
      May 23, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1309489WillieJacobszupdatetrailFick flow
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 5:28am
      2 days
      user #2557650fozisapricktrailsaddtrailFick flow
      Dec 4, 2021 @ 5:27am
      2 days
      user #2037547minkelsaddphoto in East London, South Africa and 1 more
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #2037547minkelsriddentrailPolice to R349
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 5:39am
      Nov 24, 2021
      user #2037547minkelsaddtrailPolice to R349
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 4:47am
      Nov 24, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike123126 miles12,228 ft50 miles1,575 ft
      27197102,096
      E-Bike98110 miles10,079 ft44 miles1,575 ft
      164478
      Hike132141 miles12,549 ft53 miles1,575 ft
      193338
      Trail Running132141 miles12,549 ft53 miles1,575 ft
      193313
      Horse310 miles433 ft4 miles902 ft
      Dirtbike/Moto29 miles433 ft4 miles902 ft
      Observed Trials29 miles433 ft4 miles902 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV29 miles433 ft4 miles902 ft
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      • Admins: MMTBS, WillieJacobsz, wesseljacobsz, Cape, irideafrica, Funtrax
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